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Skin biopsy is taken when there is an infection or disease in the skin, which requires further examination. A small piece of tissue is cut with the help of the blade/ knife under sterile conditions, after cleaning the surface of the skin.Then the skin surface is stitched together, leaving a very small, almost invisible scar. ... Read More


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Testicular Biopsy - Types, Procedure, Precautions, Risks & Results
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Lung Biopsy - Indications - Procedures - Risks - FAQs - Reference
The procedure by which tissue samples are obtained from the lung is known as lung biopsy. The biopsy tissues obtained from the lungs are examined by a pathologist. .. Read More
Endometrial Biopsy
Encyclopedia section of medindia explains in brief about Endometrial Biopsy.. Read More
Breast Biopsy - Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology - Core Needle Biopsy - Vacuum-Assisted Biopsy - Excision Biopsy - FAQs
Breast biopsy involves removing a sample of breast tissue to determine whether it is cancerous or benign... Read More

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